(L – R): Chief Editor of Imarpress Dayle L. Fickling, Marketing Manager Advisory Wasantha Kumara, President and CEO of BID & BID Group one Jose E. Prieto, Forest Garden Rock Resort Managing Director Baladuruge Chandrasiri, Forest Garden Rock Resort Director Italy Paola Barini and Prof.Alponsu
The Forest Rock Garden Resort in Anuradhapura has been appreciated for its commitment to excellence presenting it with Gold Award for “International Star for Leadership in Quality (ISLQ) by the Spanish based Business Initiative Directions (B.I.D).
The prestigious award ceremony hosted at the Concorde Montparnasse Hotel in Paris saw the presentation of the Award to Forest Garden Rock Resort Managing Director Baladuruge Chandrasiri and Marketing Manager Advisory Wasantha Kumara by President and CEO of BID & BID Group one Jose E. Prieto and Chief Editor of Imarpress Dayle L. Fickling.
Forest Garden Rock Resort competed with submissions from over 116 countries, for a title that represents the highest standards in quality and service. Submissions are judged based on the following criteria: Excellence in Leadership and Business Management, Quality and Excellence, Business and Brand-name Prestige and Technology, Innovation and Projection.
Thereafter a voting process takes places to ascertain the suitability of each company based on: Customer Satisfaction, Communication Strategies, Benchmarking, Information and Data Analysis, Leadership, Planning and Decision-making, Human Resources, Continuing Education and Training, Processes and Production, Financial Outcome, Business Results, ISO 9000 and TQM.
The Convention in Paris was part of the B.I.D. Quality Awards Annual programme, created to recognize the prestige of featured companies, organizations and entrepreneurs. The ceremonies are attended by companies from different countries, leaders of numerous business sectors, world economic leaders, quality experts as well as academics celebrities and diplomatic representatives.
The triumphant Sri Lankan winners were welcomed at the Bandaranaike International Airport with the hosting of a special celebration. The event was attended by important representatives from the tourism ministry and the media ministry who welcomed the winners amongst a flurry of media personnel.
Forest Rock Garden Resort is a premier eco-tourism destination, its architecture stands 20 feet above ground level to ensure that the surrounding beauty is not disrupted and the entire property links seamlessly with the natural beauty of the landscape.
The entire resort has been built atop concrete pillars providing ultra luxury rooms to pamper and relax guests. In order to ensure the continuance of the natural landscape nearly 100,000 rare herbal plants have been planted on the premises. The resort will also give guests an insight into the cultural interests of the region, through the 50 acre resort premises which is molded after the Anuradhapura kingdom.